Frederick J. Daley, Jr.

Chicago Social Security Disability Lawyer - Frederick J. Daley, Jr.

Attorney Frederick J. Daley, Jr. has enjoyed a long, respected career as an advocate and litigator.  He has provided representation for disability claimants since 1973.  In that time he has received numerous accolades.  He has been ranked by his peers as an Illinois Super Lawyer in the area of Social Security disability law.  Mr. Daley was also ranked as a Top Ten Social Security Disability lawyer by Leading Lawyers Network. More information about his peer ranking and review process is available at Leading Lawyers Network.

Mr. Daley received his undergraduate degree from the University of Miami in 1970 and his J.D. from New England School of Law in 1973.  He currently practices in the areas of Social Security disability law, civil litigation and appeals, long-term disability insurance, and railroad retirement board disability. In addition, Mr. Daley is currently on the Board of Directors for NADR as an at-large director through September, 2013.

Mr. Daley is the founding member of Daley Disability Law.

Admitted to Practice:

  • Illinois
  • Rhode Island
  • United States Supreme Court
  • United States Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit
  • Central District of Illinois
  • Northern District of Illinois
  • Southern District of Illinois
  • Western District of Wisconsin
  • Eastern District of Wisconsin
  • Southern District of Indiana
  • Northern District of Indiana
  • Eastern District of Michigan
  • Western District of Michigan

Meredith E. Marcus

Chicago Social Security Disability Lawyer - Meredith E. Marcus

Attorney Meredith E. Marcus received her undergraduate degree from Connecticut College and her J.D. from John Marshall Law School, graduating cum laude.  Prior to joining Daley Disability Law, P.C., Ms. Marcus worked for a plaintiff’s personal injury and medical malpractice firm.  She currently focuses on Social Security disability at all levels of review including district and appellate court levels.  Ms. Marcus also concentrates her practice in the area of ERISA/employee benefits, individual insurance matters as well as vaccine injury litigation.

Bar Admissions: Illinois

Admitted to Practice: U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, U.S. District Court for Western District of Wisconsin, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Indiana, U.S. District Court for Eastern District of Michigan, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Michigan, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit and the U.S. Court of Federal Claims.

Stephen M. Sloan


Stephen Sloan received his undergraduate degrees from the University of North Texas in 2007 and his J.D. from Chicago-Kent College of Law in 2015. His primary focus during his law school education was in the areas of public interest and healthcare law. In addition to volunteering for multiple legal aid projects, he worked at the school’s legal clinic in the areas of vaccine injury and social security disability. Mr. Sloan now concentrates exclusively in the area of social security disability law practice with experience at both the administrative and federal court levels of review.

Bar Admissions: Illinois

Robert Gross Tarlock

Rob is an Associate Attorney at Daley Disability Law where he represents numerous clients at both administrative hearings and in referrals for appeals in U.S. District Courts throughout the country. He graduated from DePaul Law School in Chicago and from Colby College in Waterville, Maine with a degree in American Studies and Literature.

Bar Admissions: Illinois

Prior to entering the legal profession, Rob was a full-time touring musician and resident DJ in Chicago where he still plays out on a frequent basis. He enjoys using some of his harder experiences from a life of making music as jumping off points to help struggling clients feel more trusting during hearing preparation. Rob has presented on Social Security practice in general at the National Business Institute, cross-examination techniques for questioning vocational experts at the Chicago Bar Association, has co-authored a presentation entitled Environmental Justice: Advocating for the Health of Children for Loyola College of Law’s Children’s Legal Rights Journal Symposium, has interned as a clerk at the Northern District Court of Illinois and Daley Circuit Court in Chicago, and he has taught in the Chicago Public School system. Rob has also led college workshops about the significance of hip- hop culture and he has worked for a number of political campaigns.